City Honors ranks as top high school

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A new name is on top of the list of high schools in western New York, according to Business First.

City Honors has edged past Nardin Academy to take first place this year. Ninety-six percent of its students earned a Regents diploma last year, the highest rate in western New York. Nardin Academy comes in second after 12 years at number one.

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, East Aurora High School and Mount St. Mary Academy round out the top five.

These rankings are based on tests scores and graduation rates for 135 local high schools.

1. City Honors School (Buffalo)
2. Nardin Academy HS (Buffalo)
3. Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart (Amherst)
4. East Aurora HS (East Aurora)
5. Mount St. Mary Academy (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
6. Clarence SHS (Clarence)
7. Williamsville East HS (Williamsville)
8. Williamsville North HS (Williamsville)
9. Iroquois SHS (Iroquois)
10. Christian Central Academy (Williamsville)
11. St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
12. Orchard Park HS (Orchard Park)
13. Maple Grove JSHS (Bemus Point)
14. Williamsville South HS (Williamsville)
15. Lewiston-Porter SHS (Lewiston-Porter)
16. St. Francis HS (Frontier)
17. Notre Dame HS (Batavia)
18. Lancaster HS (Lancaster)
19. Immaculata Academy (Frontier)
20. Mount Mercy Academy (Buffalo)
21. Amherst Central HS (Amherst)
22. Hamburg HS (Hamburg)
23. Akron HS (Akron)
24. St. Mary’s HS (Lancaster)
25. Alfred-Almond JSHS (Alfred-Almond)
26. Grand Island SHS (Grand Island)
27. Holland JSHS (Holland)
28. Fredonia HS (Fredonia)
29. Southwestern SHS (Southwestern)
30. North Collins JSHS (North Collins)
31. Starpoint HS (Starpoint)
32. Wilson MHS (Wilson)
33. Barker JSHS (Barker)
34. Alden SHS (Alden)
35. Frontier SHS (Frontier)
36. LeRoy JSHS (LeRoy)
37. Allegany-Limestone HS (Allegany-Limestone)
38. Cardinal O’Hara HS (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
39. Ellicottville MHS (Ellicottville)
40. West Seneca East SHS (West Seneca)
41. Eden JSHS (Eden)
42. Chautauqua Lake Secondary School (Chautauqua Lake)
43. Niagara-Wheatfield SHS (Niagara-Wheatfield)
44. Kendall JSHS (Kendall)
45. Bishop Timon-St. Jude HS (Buffalo)
46. Pembroke JSHS (Pembroke)
47. Niagara Catholic JSHS (Niagara Falls)
48. Cuba-Rushford HS (Cuba-Rushford)
49. Springville-Griffith Institute HS (Springville-Griffith Institute)
50. West Seneca West SHS (West Seneca)
51. Oakfield-Alabama MHS (Oakfield-Alabama)
52. Depew HS (Depew)
53. Westfield HS (Westfield)
54. Sweet Home SHS (Sweet Home)
55. Fillmore Central School (Fillmore)
56. Elba JSHS (Elba)
57. West Valley Central School (West Valley)
58. Archbishop Walsh Academy (Olean)
59. Silver Creek HS (Silver Creek)
60. Pavilion JSHS (Pavilion)
61. Tonawanda MHS (Tonawanda)
62. Sherman MHS (Sherman)
63. Kenmore East SHS (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
64. Warsaw MHS (Warsaw)
65. Pine Valley Central JSHS (Pine Valley)
66. Randolph JSHS (Randolph)
67. Kenmore West SHS (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
68. Panama MHS (Panama)
69. Letchworth SHS (Letchworth)
70. Attica HS (Attica)
71. Maryvale HS (Cheektowaga-Maryvale)
72. P.S. 156 Frederick Law Olmsted (Buffalo)
73. Newfane SHS (Newfane)
74. Olean SHS (Olean)
75. Cassadaga Valley MHS (Cassadaga Valley)
76. Genesee Valley School (Genesee Valley)
77. Cleveland Hill HS (Cleveland Hill)
78. Portville JSHS (Portville)
79. Alexander MHS (Alexander)
80. Byron-Bergen JSHS (Byron-Bergen)
81. Batavia HS (Batavia)
82. Wellsville SHS (Wellsville)
83. Hutchinson Central Technical HS (Buffalo)
84. Perry HS (Perry)
85. Frewsburg JSHS (Frewsburg)
86. John F. Kennedy SHS (Cheektowaga-Sloan)
87. Cattaraugus-Little Valley HS (Cattaraugus-Little Valley)
88. L.A. Webber MHS (Lyndonville)
89. Charles D’Amico HS (Albion)
90. Falconer MHS (Falconer)
91. North Tonawanda HS (North Tonawanda)
92. Scio Central School (Scio)
93. Franklinville JSHS (Franklinville)
94. Clymer Central School (Clymer)
95. Global Concepts CS (Lackawanna)
96. Lake Shore SHS (Evans-Brant)
97. Brocton MHS (Brocton)
98. Bolivar-Richburg JSHS (Bolivar-Richburg)
99. Lockport HS (Lockport)
100. CS for Applied Technologies (Kenmore-Tonawanda)
101. Whitesville Central School (Whitesville)
102. Royalton-Hartland HS (Royalton-Hartland)
103. Medina HS (Medina)
104. Leonardo Da Vinci HS (Buffalo)
105. Pioneer SHS (Yorkshire-Pioneer)
106. Gowanda HS (Gowanda)
107. Andover School (Andover)
108. Forestville MHS (Forestville)
109. Friendship Central School (Friendship)
110. Belfast School (Belfast)
111. Cheektowaga HS (Cheektowaga)
112. Jamestown HS (Jamestown)
113. Hinsdale Central School (Hinsdale)
114. Holley JSHS (Holley)
115. Canaseraga School (Canaseraga)
116. Lackawanna HS (Lackawanna)
117. Niagara Falls HS (Niagara Falls)
118. Salamanca JSHS (Salamanca)
119. Dunkirk SHS (Dunkirk)
120. Visual & Performing Arts Academy (Buffalo)
121. Tapestry CS (Buffalo)
122. Western New York Maritime CS (Buffalo)
123. Buffalo Academy of Science CS (Buffalo)
124. Emerson School of Hospitality (Buffalo)
125. Health Sciences CS (Buffalo)
126. Oracle CS (Buffalo)
127. McKinley HS (Buffalo)
128. Math, Science and Technology Preparatory School (Buffalo)
129. International Preparatory School (Buffalo)
130. Bennett HS (Buffalo)
131. South Park HS (Buffalo)
132. East HS (Buffalo)
133. Riverside Institute of Technology (Buffalo)
134. Lafayette HS (Buffalo)
135. Burgard HS (Buffalo) provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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